“cheers to us: the riot children, we were born in a state of emergency yearbooks full of mugshots, caked with our mother’s dried tears — if God created us in…
“a setting adorned with the souls of children and babes disguised as men with unheld hands, course over brass buttons,
stinking of cigarettes and reefer -“
Godless Circumcisions is a witty and forceful study of race, sex and politics in contemporary culture. Personal and poetic, these essays, poems and biographical trysts disrobe issues central to the…
I wanna talk about being Afrolatina
I wanna talk about being an AfroDominican espiritual,
and talk about why it’s so hard to talk about
parcel out my being…
Apparently Ted Cruz has a valuable ally in this 13 year old kid. Quite the savvy deployment of blackness for a blatantly racist, anti-black, nationalist, nativist, Islamophobic campaign.
Reason #7,593,843,623,442,927.1999999999999 why I’m nowhere near ready to be a parent.
It gives and it takes. It is familiar. I was born into it, in a sense. When I was born, the world didn’t see the possibilities of me thriving here…